Design007 Survey: Slash Sheets and Material Selection

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Just a few decades ago, selecting PCB materials was a fairly simple task. There were only a few basic types of laminates available, and you had a pretty good idea what kind of material you were going to use before the design cycle began.

Now, selecting the right material for your design can be a daunting task, because there are so many options available—any of which might be the perfect choice, or a disaster. 

In this survey, we’re asking our PCB designer readers to discuss their material selection processes and the use of references such as slash sheets during this process. The results will be published in upcoming issues of Design007 Magazine

From the survey responses we’ve seen so far, designers are split when it comes to slash sheets: Almost half say they never consult slash sheets, but almost 30% say they always use them when making material choices. What is your material selection process? 

To take this survey and share your voice with the PCB design community, click here.


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